ARC Members’ Job Vacancy Listings

ARC England members’ job listings:


Centre 404

Job Title: HR Assistant
Salary: £23,000 per annum pro rata
Hours: Full time 35 hours per week; scope for flexibility and potential to take on part time at 28-30 hours per week
Responsible to: HR Manager

Closing date: 9am Monday 14th October, although applications will be considered for shortlisting on a rolling basis, and the closing date will be brought forward if a successful candidate is found prior to 14th October.

Centre 404 is a friendly, local and thriving charity with an excellent reputation for providing high quality support and services to people with learning disabilities and their families in North London.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a highly organised and solution focused professional to join our Central Service as HR Assistant, to support with the delivery of high quality and efficient HR functions across the organisation.

The post holder will be involved in the following key areas:

  • Coordinating a busy ER case work load for an organisation of approximately 250 staff
  • Develop, lead and monitor a successful staff engagement initiatives and programmes, for current, prospective and alumni staff
  • Provide a high level of support and administration for our wider HR activities

This is an excellent opportunity to take on a varied, creative post and to develop existing HR skills within a busy and supportive environment. Acting as lead for staff engagement initiatives, you can really make this role your own and have a positive, meaningful impact on the organisation!

If you have any questions or would like to have a chat about the role, please feel free to get in touch with Eszter Bobvos on 0207 607 8762 at recruitment@centre404.org.uk.

Please read the full job description before applying.

How to apply: Please complete and submit an application form. We would also appreciate if you could complete a diversity monitoring form.

Centre 404 is dedicated to staff development and supervision and we will provide a detailed induction and on-going training and support. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and we are looking to recruit people who share these values. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced DBS check, proof of eligibility to work in the UK and two satisfactory references.

We are dedicated to providing a meaningful and rewarding work environment, as well as offering a range of perks and benefits for our staff to enjoy; a list of what we have to offer is included here: https://centre404.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Staff-Perks-PNG.png

Centre 404 is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications form all sections of the community. Charity ref number 299889


Centre 404

Job Title: Day Opportunities Supervisor
Hours: Full time, 35 hours per week
Salary: £21,750 per annum
Responsible to: Head of Service for Learning & Leisure/Day Opportunities Coordinator
Responsible for: Service Users; Driver/Escort/Support Workers; Volunteers

Closing date: Monday 14th October at 12pm

Centre 404 is a friendly, local and thriving charity with an excellent reputation for providing high quality support and services to people with learning disabilities and their families in North London.

We are looking for a dynamic, proactive and energetic person to join our Adult Learning Disabilities Day Opportunities service. This role has been created as a result of recent expansion and growth of the service both in terms of numbers of attendees and also expansion into other boroughs.

We have exciting aspirations of continuing this expansion and welcome applicants dedicated to helping us achieve our goals in sustainable and continued growth for the service; ensuring we are able to offer quality support to as many people as possible.

You will be responsible for the assessment of new and current attendees and all of the related support planning alongside the delivery of a programme of fun and exciting activities, aimed at supporting people to develop their social connections; improve their health and wellbeing; and to feel safer and more confident in their local communities with a strong emphasis on building independence and facilitating choice. Sessions are delivered both in our centres and out in the community at local amenities, such as leisure centres and parks.

Want to know more? Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at recruitment@centre404.org.uk or on 0207 607 8762.

Please read the full job description before applying.

How to apply: Please submit your up to date CV along with a completed application form.

We would also appreciate if you could complete a diversity monitoring form.

Centre 404 is dedicated to staff development and supervision and we will provide a detailed induction and on-going training and support. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and we are looking to recruit people who share these values. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced DBS check, proof of eligibility to work in the UK and two satisfactory references.

We are dedicated to providing a meaningful and rewarding work environment, as well as offering a range of perks and benefits for our staff to enjoy; a list of what we have to offer is included here: https://centre404.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Staff-Perks-PNG.png

Centre 404 is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications form all sections of the community. Charity ref number 299889


Centre 404

Job Title: Support Worker (Day Opportunities)
Salary: £18,374.20 per annum (pro rata), rising to £20,298.20 (pro rata) upon successful completion of probation
Hours: Part time, 30 hours per week
Responsible to: Day Opportunities Coordinator

Closing date: Monday 14th October at 12pm

Centre 404 is a friendly, local and thriving charity with an excellent reputation for providing high quality support and services to people with learning disabilities and their families in North London.

Our Day Opportunities provide specialist one to one and group support for adults with a learning disability who are accessing daytime activities. The role will involve providing a variety support at our various Centres, out in the community and on some occasions at service user’s homes.

We are looking for someone who has a lively, friendly and pro-active attitude to work and in return, we can offer you a range of training and development opportunities and ongoing support. If you would like to have a chat about the role or come down for a visit, please get in touch with Taylor Huxster taylorh@centre404.org.uk.

Currently the service runs between 9am-4:30pm Monday-Friday, though some flexibility will also be needed in order to meet the needs of the service.

We have the use of the Centre 404 accessible minibus, so applications are encouraged from candidates who hold a clean driving license, preferably with a D1 allowance – though this is not an essential requirement of the role.

There are also Bank Support Worker positions available within the same service.

Candidates are strongly encouraged to read the full job description before submitting their applications.

Want to know more? Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at recruitment@centre404.org.uk or on 0207 607 8762.

How to apply: Please submit your CV and an application form. We would also appreciate if you could complete a diversity monitoring form.

Centre 404 is dedicated to staff development and supervision and we will provide a detailed induction and on-going training and support. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and we are looking to recruit people who share these values. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced DBS check, proof of eligibility to work in the UK and two satisfactory references.

We are dedicated to providing a meaningful and rewarding work environment, as well as offering a range of perks and benefits for our staff to enjoy; a list of what we have to offer is included here: https://centre404.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Staff-Perks-PNG.png

Centre 404 is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications form all sections of the community. Charity ref number 299889

 


Nottingham Community Housing Association

Support Worker – Mental Health Services
Location: Nottingham
Salary: £16,816 – £19,088 per annum
Hours: Full Time, 37 hours per week

Closing Date: Sunday 29th September 2019

Interview Date: 7th & 8th October 2019

This is a Quick Apply Vacancy so the application form will take no longer than 15 minutes to complete

Are you looking for a rewarding and varied career in Mental Health?

Well here it is, your opportunity to make a difference…

We are looking for enthusiastic, flexible and positive thinking Support Workers to join our Mental Health Services based in either Sneinton, Mapperely or Radford to support Service Users enduring a range of Mental Health needs.

We really appreciate the impact people like you can make, that’s why we want to invest in you.

You will be equipped with the right values and be given training to make you highly resilient to allow you to demonstrate patience and understanding even in times of crisis. We know it’s a challenging role, but we also know you will be remarkable at it.

So what will you be doing?

Support could be anything from providing emotional support to washing pots. You could even get the chance to hear an amazing story about a service user’s life whilst making them a tasty balanced meal. You may support service users with budgeting, administration, and you will be an advocate for them in professional meetings.

Your naturally empathetic personality will shine through during key work and by being organised and caring we believe you will make a massive difference to our service user’s well-being.

Shift Patterns

Support is all year round; so you will need to be available to work a variety of shifts including weekends and bank holidays. Generally, shifts are between 7am and 10pm.

Why work with us?

Quote from current team member – “You are always learning and developing new skills. The training is excellent and all the colleagues pull together”

In addition to the great learning and development opportunities mentioned above, we also have amazing benefits including an employer pension contribution of up to 7.5% ; which includes life insurance.

You can even get free massages as part of the benefit scheme – how cool is that?

Other benefits include:

  • c36.5 days leave a year with additional 2 days after 5 years’ service
  • Healthcare Cash Back Plan worth up to £1200 per year on your routine healthcare costs e.g. Dentist, opticians etc.
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption pay
  • Free enhanced DBS check
  • £250 for successful referral of a friend/family member to work at NCHA
  • Employee Recognition Scheme
  • Discounted bus passes and gym membership, discounts and cashback at major retailers
  • Free access to employee Advice Line; offering a 24-hour confidential advice service to discuss work or home related concerns with professional advisors

View the full job description in the document tab at the top of the page and refer to the Person Specification section of the Job Specification to complete your application.

All successful candidates will be required to take a numerical and literacy test prior to the interview.

All correspondence will be via your registered email address.

You will need to attach a CV in order to apply for this role.

Please see the attached facts and figures on what we do for more information on our Homes and Wellbeing side of the organisation.

As an Equal Opportunities and Disability Confident Employer, NCHA welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates including those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) groups and disabled candidates. As part of our LGBT + Allies Programme, we also welcome applications from members of the LGBT + community and encourage inclusivity in the workplace. 

For an insight into working in Social Care see an article on The Guardian on “Social Care Careers, Why Change?”

Click here to return to NCHA’s current vacancies.

For a full job description and to apply, please visit http://www.latestvacancies.com/ncha/


Nottingham Community Housing Association

Assistant Manager – Linby Drive & Corporation Oaks – Fixed Term
Location: Nottingham
Secondment for 12 months
Salary: £21,026 – £25,038 per annum
Hours: 37 hours per week

Closing Date: Tuesday 17 September 2019

Interview Date: Wednesday 25 September 2019

Corporation Oaks and Linby Drive provides accommodation for single people and couples who have been assessed as homeless or who are under investigation with regards their homelessness status by Nottingham City Council and Housing Aid.

We’re looking for someone who is either ready to take the next step in their career or wanting to try a new opportunity, to join the team on a secondment/fixed term basis for 12 months as an Acting Assistant Manager. Using your skills, experience and knowledge, you will use your enthusiastic, positive outlook to really make a difference:

  • Deputising for the manager, you will not only be capable of dealing with the issues that crop up on a day to day basis but also take on line management responsibilities and come up with more efficient ways of working and ensure that agreed service standards are maintained
  • You will participate in the recruitment, selection and induction of new staff, motivate and develop new team members; managing performance where necessary
  • You will also be required to review risk assessments, support plans and set up agreed individual support packages for new service users
  • You will have experience of working in social care and have gained the practical skills to ensure that the project supports service users through a person centred approach.

Does this sound like something you can do?

  • You will be required to work over both services, so you will have a good flexible and adaptable approach in order to maximise the support offered over both teams.
  • You will already have a good understanding of housing related support, experience of working with vulnerable people and be able to work positively in a team.
  • You will have good IT skills and enjoy working in a fast paced environment.

If you’re ready for your next adventure, click the apply button at the top of the page.

Working hours between 9am – 7pm Monday to Friday – possible Saturday shifts.

All successful candidates may be required to take an online ability assessment test prior to the interview.

All correspondence will be through your registered email address.

Benefits:

  1. c36.5 days leave a year with additional 2 days after 5 years service
  2. Healthcare Cash Back Plan worth up to £1200 per year on your routine healthcare costs e.g. Dentist, opticians etc.
  3. Company Pension Scheme options with contributions matched by NCHA and includes life assurance cover
  4. Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption pay
  5. Free enhanced DBS check where applicable
  6. £250 for successful referral of a friend/family member to work at NCHA
  7. Employee Recognition Scheme
  8. Great learning & development and qualification opportunities
  9. Discounted bus passes and gym membership, discounts and cashback at major retailers
  10. Free access to employee Advice Line; offering a 24-hour confidential advice service to discuss work or home related concerns with professional advisors

As an Equal Opportunities and Disability Confident Employer, NCHA welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates including those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) groups and disabled candidates. As part of our LGBT + Allies Programme, we also welcome applications from members of the LGBT + community and encourage inclusivity in the workplace. 

For a full job description and to apply, please visit http://www.ncha.org.uk/jobs


Centre 404

Fundraising Coordinator (Ref: FC-0919)
Salary: £27,000 per annum
Hours: Full time/part time, 35 per week

Centre 404 is a friendly, local and thriving charity with an excellent reputation for providing high quality support and services to people with learning disabilities and their families in North London.

We have an exciting opportunity for an organised and motivated individual to join our team as Fundraising Coordinator.

This role will focus on the following key areas:

  • Lead on writing applications to Trusts and Foundations and maintaining effective relationships with funders
  • Provide support to senior managers to complete public sector tenders
  • Assist the Research and Development Coordinator with the collection and analysis of cyclical (annual/bi-annual) feedback from the people that use our services, with the view to using data in fundraising applications and for demonstrating impact to current funders requiring project progress reports.
  • Maintaining up to date fundraising filing and monitoring systems.
  • Seeking out new, relevant funders and diversifying Centre 404’s funding streams.

We are looking for someone with strong organisational abilities, attention to detail, and a resourceful and proactive approach. They will also need to demonstrate outstanding professional standards, writing and numeracy skills, and the ability to handle appropriate relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, communicating confidently and effectively.

Candidates are strongly encouraged to read the full job description before submitting their applications.

Want to know more? Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at recruitment@centre404.org.uk or on 0207 607 8762.

How to apply: Please submit a completed application form.

We would also appreciate if you could complete a diversity monitoring form.

Closing date: Wednesday 9th October, although applications will be considered for shortlisting on a rolling basis, and the closing date will be brought forward if a successful candidate is found prior to 9th October

Centre 404 is dedicated to staff development and supervision and we will provide a detailed induction and on-going training and support. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and we are looking to recruit people who share these values. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced DBS check, proof of eligibility to work in the UK and two satisfactory references.

We are dedicated to providing a meaningful and rewarding work environment, as well as offering a range of perks and benefits for our staff to enjoy; a list of what we have to offer is included here: https://centre404.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Staff-Perks-PNG.png

Centre 404 is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Charity ref number 299889


Nottingham Community Housing Association

Assistant Manager – Mansfield and Ashfield – Personalised Support Team North
Location: Mansfield / Kirkby in Ashfield
Salary: £17,048-£23,684
Hours: 30hr, Part Time

Closing Date: 25th September 2019

Interview Date: 2nd October 2019

Nottingham Community Housing Association (NCHA) is one of the largest locally based housing organisations in the East Midlands. Across the region we manage over 9,000 homes; house more than 15,000 tenants; provide over 1,500 bed spaces for people with support/care needs, in over 250 properties; and provide more than 500,000 hours of care and support each year.

Are you looking for the next step in your career? Do you have remarkable leadership skills? If so read on to find out what we are looking for…

We are on the hunt for an Assistant Manager for one of our supported living teams in Mansfield and Ashfield. Currently this is for supporting individuals with Mental Health issues, Learning Difficulties, Autism and Challenging Behaviour. Ideally you will have experience working within the environment and be able to approach the role with enthusiasm, creativity and a positive mental attitude. You’ll also need to be flexible and have great time management skills.

Your duties:

Reporting to the Project Manager, you will have experience of working in care setting and have gained the practical skills to ensure that the project supports service users through a person centred approach. You will not only be reactive and be capable of dealing with the issues that crop up on a day to day basis but also be proactive and take on line management responsibilities and come up with more efficient ways of working and ensure that agreed service standards are maintained.

In addition, you will participate in the recruitment, selection and induction of new staff, motivate and develop new team members; managing performance where necessary. You will also be required to review risk assessments, support plans and set up agreed individual support packages for new service users.

If you’ve read this far and feel like the above mirrors you, apply now! You’ll be a perfect fit within our service. And your potential colleagues want you to know that “Whatever is going on around you, the team always supports each other to get the best outcomes for all”.

Please note that due to the needs of the customers, there may be elements of moving and handling, risk management and physical intervention involved in the role; as such, you will need to be willing and able to undertake these duties. A full valid driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential for this role.

As part of working for PST North, you will be expected to cover absences for various locations across Bassetlaw, Newark and Chesterfield required, which could also include personal care.

We have amazing benefits including c36.5 days leave a year and an employer pension contribution of up to 7.5%. We even get free massages as part of our benefit scheme – how cool is that?

Benefits:

  1. c36.5 days leave a year with additional 2 days after 5 years service
  2. Healthcare Cash Back Plan worth up to £1200 per year on your routine healthcare costs e.g. Dentist, opticians etc.
  3. Company Pension Scheme options with contributions matched by NCHA and includes life assurance cover
  4. Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption pay
  5. Free enhanced DBS check where applicable
  6. £250 for successful referral of a friend/family member to work at NCHA
  7. Employee Recognition Scheme
  8. Great learning & development and qualification opportunities
  9. Discounted bus passes and gym membership, discounts and cashback at major retailers
  10. Free access to employee Advice Line; offering a 24-hour confidential advice service to discuss work or home related concerns with professional advisors

Although the role is based in North Nottinghamshire areas you will be required to attend our Head Office in Nottingham to attend a 1 day Corporate Induction. Travel cost will be reasonably reimbursed. Interviews will also be held in Nottingham.

Please see the attached facts and figures on what we do for more information on our Homes and Wellbeing side of the organisation.

All successful candidates will be required to take online ability tests prior to the interview.

All correspondence will be via your registered email address.

As an Equal Opportunities and Disability Confident Employer, NCHA welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates including those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) groups and disabled candidates.

For an insight into working in Social Care see an article on The Guardian on “Social Care Careers, Why Change?”


Nottingham Community Housing Association

Programme, Energy & Data Manager
Location: Camberley Court, Bulwell, Nottingham NG6 8GE
Salary: £33,951 to £38,229 per annum
Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: Wednesday 25 September 2019

Interview Date: Friday 04 October 2019

Due to a restructure in the team, we have a brand new role available as a Programme, Energy and Data Manager. If you consider yourself to be a problem solver, if you’re enthusiastic about working in energy and have a keen technical eye, then we want to hear from you.

We’re looking for someone unique – someone who understands maintenance services, the importance of health and safety compliance whilst also having a good knowledge of relevant systems and databases.

Working with other service leads within NCHA, the service area is responsible for ensuring that the property related data held within the housing system is fit for purpose. Managing a team of two, you will develop the reporting ability within property services to ensure the information held in the systems is accurate and up-to-date and can inform business decisions. Ultimately, you will develop NCHA’s energy strategy to ensure it delivers the corporate aims.

Can you understand the links between maintenance in all its forms and how best to control the data within the IT system? Are you able to communicate complex information to a range of colleagues at different levels? Could you be the next Programme, Energy and Data Manager for NCHA?

Nottingham Community Housing Association (NCHA) is one of the largest locally based housing organisations in the East Midlands. Across the region we manage over 9,000 homes; house more than 15,000 tenants; provide over 1,500 bed spaces for people with support/care needs, in over 250 properties; and provide more than 500,000 hours of care and support each year. Here’s what a current employee says about working in the energy team:

“Working for a socially conscious employer enables me to see how my work really benefits those in our communities.”

If all this has you raring to go, then visit our website to apply. We have a whole host of employee benefits, making NCHA a really great place to work:

  1. c36.5 days leave a year with additional 2 days after 5 years service
  2. Healthcare Cash Back Plan worth up to £1200 per year on your routine healthcare costs e.g. Dentist, opticians etc.
  3. Company Pension Scheme options with contributions matched by NCHA and includes life assurance cover
  4. Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption pay
  5. Free enhanced DBS check where applicable
  6. £250 for successful referral of a friend/family member to work at NCHA
  7. Employee Recognition Scheme
  8. Great learning & development and qualification opportunities
  9. Discounted bus passes and gym membership, discounts and cashback at major retailers
  10. Free access to employee Advice Line; offering a 24-hour confidential advice service to discuss work or home related concerns with professional advisors

As an Equal Opportunities and Disability Confident Employer, NCHA welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates including those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) groups and disabled candidates. As part of our LGBT + Allies Programme, we also welcome applications from members of the LGBT + community and encourage inclusivity in the workplace. 

All successful candidates will be required to take an online ability assessment test prior to the interview and prepare a presentation as part of the interview  process.

For a full job description and to apply, please visit http://www.ncha.org.uk/jobs


Nottingham Community Housing Association

Senior Carer (Team Leader) – Leicester
Location: Leicester
Salary: £15,907 to £18,056 per annum (£8.74 to £9.92 per hour)
Hours: 35 hours per week

Closing Date: Monday 23 September 2019

Interview Date: Monday 30 September 2019

This is a Quick Apply Vacancy so the application form will take no longer than 15 minutes to complete

George Hythe House is a 43 bed residential care home for older people with various disabilities, including dementia, situated in North West Leicester, close to both the A46 and A6 road links. Rated as ‘Good’ by CQC, our care home is looking to recruit a Senior Carer (Team Leader) to join the diverse team. We are looking for someone to work 35 hours per week. Flexibility is required to work a range of shifts on a 7 hour shift pattern, between 7.45am-14.45pm and 14.30pm-21.00pm, including some weekends. A 33% bonus is paid for waking nights and double time paid for Christmas and New Year shifts.

As a Senior Carer (Team Leader) you will support our residents to live with respect and dignity, helping with personal care and day to day needs including arranging social activities, assisting with the provision of medication as needed, and provide any other support as required. You will need to be able to co-ordinate colleagues and administer medication. You will be responsible for leading the shift. Please see the attached job description for further information on your duties. Full training will be given with the opportunity to gain recognised qualifications such as the Care Certificate.

What we need from you is someone with empathy and patience who wants to make a difference to people’s lives. You will need to be caring, energetic and organised – this is a fun, varied and rewarding role. You don’t necessarily need to have previous experience within care, but experience is always desirable. You need the ability to communicate with compassion and care and the ability to write notes is essential.

Want to find out more about our service? Click here for more information.

Please note that due to the needs of the customers, there may be an element of moving and handling involved in the role; as such, you will need to be willing and able to undertake these duties.

Benefits:

  1. c36.5 days leave a year with additional 2 days after 5 years service
  2. Healthcare Cash Back Plan worth up to £1200 per year on your routine healthcare costs e.g. Dentist, opticians etc.
  3. Company Pension Scheme options with contributions matched by NCHA and includes life assurance cover
  4. Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption pay
  5. Free enhanced DBS check where applicable
  6. £250 for successful referral of a friend/family member to work at NCHA
  7. Employee Recognition Scheme
  8. Great learning & development and qualification opportunities
  9. Discounted bus passes and gym membership, discounts and cashback at major retailers
  10. Free access to employee Advice Line; offering a 24-hour confidential advice service to discuss work or home related concerns with professional advisors

All successful candidates will be required to take a numerical and literacy test prior to the interview.

You will need to attach a CV in order to apply for this role.

As an Equal Opportunities and Disability Confident Employer, NCHA welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates including those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) groups and disabled candidates. As part of our LGBT + Allies Programme, we also welcome applications from members of the LGBT + community and encourage inclusivity in the workplace. 

Please note that although the position is based in Leicester, you will be required to attend a one-day Corporate Induction event at Head Office in Nottingham as part of the induction process.

For an insight into working in Social Care see an article on The Guardian on “Social Care Careers, Why Change?”

For a full job description and to apply, please visit http://www.ncha.org.uk/jobs


Centre 404

Part-time Senior Support Worker (Ref: LRSSW-0919)
Salary:  £21,375.64 per annum pro rata
Hours: 25.5 hours per week – the successful candidate would take on additional hours as a Support Worker to make this up to full time hours of 37 per week.

Contract: Permanent

This is an ideal opportunity for someone looking to develop their career, as well as their management and supervision abilities.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to fulfil a role forming part of the management team at Leigh Road. The successful candidate will work together with the management team and other Senior Support Workers to maintain and drive quality service delivery by being the primary day to day contact for staff on site.

You will lead designated teams within the service and be responsible for supervision, coaching, monitoring and record keeping of the teams.

In addition, you will assist with inductions, spot checks and observations of staff practice. This will include leading formal meetings, checking daily communication through handover and reporting systems and acting as a role model by highlighting areas of good practice and challenging areas of development.

The ideal candidate will be organised, have good attention to detail, and be enthusiastic about delivering an excellent quality service with a friendly and confident approach. They will also be able to manage a varied workload and have a willingness to learn and develop new skills.

Centre 404 is committed to staff development and supervision and we will provide a detailed induction and on-going training and support to enable the successful candidate to grow within this role.

Candidates are strongly encouraged to read the full job description before submitting their applications.

How to apply: Please submit your up to date CV along with a completed application form. We would also appreciate if you could complete a diversity monitoring form.

Should you have any queries, please feel free to email us at recruitment@centre404.org.uk or call on 020 7607 8762.

Closing date: Friday 4th of October 2019 9am

Interviews: Tuesday 8th of October 2019

Centre 404 is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Charity ref number 299889


Henshaws

Job Title: Community Project Worker/Enablement Officer
Organisation and location: Henshaws Bolton hub
Salary/pay: £19, 182.80 per year

Closing date: 25th September 2019

Henshaws Community Services enable people of all ages living with sight loss and a range of other disabilities to make informed choices about their future. Independence and friendship are at the heart of what we do to help people find the confidence to go beyond their expectations.

As a Community Services Enablement Officer you will support people throughout their journey offering expert support, guidance and skills, helping people to fulfil their potential.

Key responsibilities will include delivering and coordinating Henshaws wellbeing programmes with specific focus on; person centred planning, independence matters and friendship matters programmes.

You will also deliver our wellbeing programmes in a community based setting; one to one Information, Advice and Guidance sessions, Henshaws Living with Sight Loss programme, Henshaws gentle exercise classes and co-ordinate and support a volunteer led Friendship Matters programme.

An understanding of the needs of clients with visual impairments and/or other disabilities, as well as a good understanding of promoting independence and supporting people to set personal plans is essential. You will also need to have excellent interpersonal skills and be IT literate with a working knowledge of MS Office.

For further details and to apply please visit www.henshaws.org.uk/jobs.


Centre 404

Positive Behaviour Support Workers (Ref: PBSW-0919)
Salary: £23,088 per annum pro rata; bank work at an hourly rate of £13.
Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week (part-time posts available, including weekdays, weekends, evenings, waking nights, sleep-ins and bank holidays)

Do you have experience of working in challenging settings?

We are looking for proactive, positive, and professional people with experience in demanding settings to join our Sessional Specialist Positive Behaviour Support team, minimising risk and maximising choice for the people we support.

Do you have the determination to ensure everyone succeeds? 
We are looking for caring and compassionate staff to empower the individual with making meaningful choices, accessing the community for rewarding activities, and build lasting relationships.

We are Centre 404; a friendly, local and thriving charity with an excellent reputation for providing high quality support and services to people with learning disabilities and their families in North London areas.

We have exciting opportunities to work in our individually tailored positive behaviour support services for people with varied needs who may have autism, learning disabilities and complex behaviours. The duties will be varied and no two days will be the same.

Our clients are individuals and they all deserve to be treated as such. As a general guide, duties may include support to take part in a wide range of special interests and activities that support their health and wellbeing such as arts and crafts, watching the footie, drama, musical evenings, gardening, shopping trips and social occasions, as well as some support with personal care needs.

Interested? To find out more, please call 0207 607 8762 for an informal chat or e-mail us on recruitment@centre404.org.uk. 

Please refer to the Job Description for Bank role  & Job Description for Full Time role prior to completing your application.

How to apply: Please submit a copy of your CV along with an application form. We would also appreciate if you could complete a diversity monitoring form.

Centre 404 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and we are looking to recruit people who share these values. All our offers of employment are therefore subject to an enhanced DBS check, proof of eligibility to work in the UK and two satisfactory references.

We are dedicated to providing a meaningful and rewarding work environment, as well as offering a range of perks and benefits for our staff to enjoy; a list of what we have to offer is included here.

Centre 404 is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Charity ref number 299889


Nottingham Community Housing Association

Support Worker – Homeless Prevention Service
Location: Nottingham city
Salary: £13,634 to £15,476 per annum
Hours: 30 per week, part time

Closing Date: Tuesday 17 September 2019
Interview Date: Tuesday 24th September 2019

This is a Quick Apply Vacancy so the application form will take no longer than 15 minutes to complete.

Nottingham Community Housing Association (NCHA) is one of the largest locally based housing organisations in the East Midlands. Across the region we manage over 9,000 homes; house more than 15,000 tenants; provide over 1,500 bed spaces for people with support/care needs, in over 250 properties; and provide more than 500,000 hours of care and support each year.

Are you ready to start your journey towards a rewarding and varied career in homeless prevention?

NCHA’s Homeless Prevention Service for Nottingham City supports homeless people and people who are at risk of homelessness in Nottingham City to require the necessary skills and resources they need to begin living independent lives. Whether this is help with budgeting, signposting to relevant agencies, liaising with specialised organisations, help with maintaining a current tenancy or support with inclusion in the wider community, we are looking for a Support Worker to join this growing team to give people the chance to change their situation.

You will be required to support a range of people such as singles, couples and families, both within their own homes and at our City Centre base. You must have excellent communication skills, able to work with other organisations and professionals to help meet the needs of our citizens.

What do we need from you?

You will need to have a good understanding of housing related support and experience of working with vulnerable people. You should be able to work positively in a team, as well as have initiative to be able to lone work when required. The role is primarily Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm but you also need the ability to work flexibly which may involve working weekends and bank holidays when needed. Good IT skills are required. You must enjoy working in a fast paced environment with a friendly, well established team!

Want to know why you should work with NCHA?

1. c36.5 days leave a year with additional 2 days after 5 years service
2. Healthcare Cash Back Plan worth up to £1200 per year on your routine healthcare costs e.g. Dentist, opticians etc.
3. Company Pension Scheme options with contributions matched by NCHA and includes life assurance cover
4. Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption pay
5. Free enhanced DBS check where applicable
6. £250 for successful referral of a friend/family member to work at NCHA
7. Employee Recognition Scheme
8. Great learning & development and qualification opportunities
9. Discounted bus passes and gym membership, discounts and cashback at major retailers
10. Free access to employee Advice Line; offering a 24-hour confidential advice service to discuss work or home related concerns with professional advisors

All successful candidates will be required to take a numerical and literacy test prior to the interview.

You will need to attach a CV in order to apply for this role.

As an Equal Opportunities and Disability Confident Employer, NCHA welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates including those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) groups and disabled candidates. As part of our LGBT + Allies Programme, we also welcome applications from members of the LGBT + community and encourage inclusivity in the workplace.

For an insight into working in Social Care see an article on The Guardian on “Social Care Careers, Why Change?’

For a full job description and to apply, please visit http://www.ncha.org.uk/jobs


Nottingham Community Housing Association

Operational Manager- DMS (Two Vacancies)
Location: Nottingham
Salary: £38,665 – £42,267 per annum plus Essential Car User allowance
Hours: 35hrs, Full Time

Closing Date: Monday 16 September 2019
Interview Date: Monday 23rd September 2019

NCHA manages over 9,500 homes and house more than 20,000 tenants across the East Midlands in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland. To support the continued expansion of our in house repairs and maintenance team; the Direct Maintenance Services (DMS), we are looking for two Operational Managers.

Have you got experience of managing repairs and maintenance teams in the social housing sector? Do you have excellent leadership skills and knowledge of CDM and Health and Safety?

If so, this is for you!

We are looking for individuals who are driven and have a clear focus on delivering excellent services, are able to manage a variety of challenging tasks and thrive in a demanding but rewarding environment.

No two days will be the same!

The Operational Managers will co-ordinate the delivery of the DMS to provide a flexible, responsive, high quality and effective service to our internal and external customers; including maintaining effective communication mechanisms. You will monitor and manage the workload of the DMS teams; including the management of Team Managers and ensure Health & Safety requirements and budgets are met, deadlines adhered to and carry out project administration. You will work closely with the team to ensure targets are met and also manage individual performance; identifying not only training and development needs but also any concerns and performance manage accordingly. Moreover, you will be responsible for the recruitment, selection and induction of new colleagues into the team. You will need to motivate, develop and encourage your team as well as external customers to make our DMS team the best it can be and ensure we are providing services in line with our vision of “More Homes, Great Services, Better Lives.”

Being a positive role model is both an honour and responsibility at the same time, as it gives me an opportunity to show others how good of a place it is. If by doing that I can get the best people to come and work here, it’ll mean we have the best people at the best place, providing the best service.” – Quote from a current colleague.

If you think you are the perfect fit for this role, we want to hear from you.

As an Equal Opportunities and Disability Confident Employer, NCHA welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates including those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) groups and disabled candidates. As part of our LGBT + Allies Programme, we also welcome applications from members of the LGBT + community and encourage inclusivity in the workplace.

For a full job description and to apply, please visit http://www.ncha.org.uk/jobs


Centre 404

Children’s Playworkers (Bank) (Ref: CPLL-0819)

Hourly Rate: £10 per hour (£11 per hour at weekends)

Hours: Flexible – including evenings, weekends and school holidays

Centre 404 is a friendly, local and thriving charity with an excellent reputation for providing high quality support and services to people with learning disabilities and their families in North London.

Our Children and Young People Services provide fun, high quality support for children and young people with a learning disability.

We are currently looking for enthusiastic, creative and proactive people to support and enable children, to take part in fun and exciting activities, to develop their interests and skills, and access community facilities.

We are keen to hear from people who have a lively and pro-active attitude to work and in return, we can offer you a range of training and development opportunities and ongoing support. If you would like to have a chat about the role or come down for a visit, please get in touch with Anamaria Vrkic anamariav@centre404.org.uk.

Experience in a similar role or setting would be an advantage, but we are more interested in working with those who have the right attitude and approach to positively supporting Children and Young people to reach their full potential. Prior experience of working with children, whether in a paid or unpaid capacity, is advantageous but not an essential requirement.

Candidates are strongly encouraged to read the full job description before submitting their applications.

Want to know more? Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at recruitment@centre404.org.uk or on 0207 607 8762.

How to apply: Please submit your up to date CV along with a completed application form.

We would also appreciate if you could complete a diversity monitoring form.

Closing date: Monday 30th September, although applications will be considered for shortlisting on a rolling basis.

Interviews held on: Throughout the advertisement period, ending week commencing 30th September.

Centre 404 is dedicated to staff development and supervision and we will provide a detailed induction and on-going training and support. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk and we are looking to recruit people who share these values. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced DBS check, proof of eligibility to work in the UK and two satisfactory references.

Centre 404 is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Charity ref number 299889


Henshaws

Job Title: Deputy Manager – Care
Organisation and location: Henshaws Harrogate
Salary/pay: £22,882.08 per year

Closing date: 25th September 2019

Due to growth in our services, we are now looking to recruit a Deputy Manager to support our Registered Manager in providing an outstanding service in our Harrogate Home Support service.

Experience of working with young people/adults with learning disabilities is essential as is a good standard of spoken and written English and general education. Previous management and supervisory experience in a care environment would be an advantage.

The successful candidate will need to hold a minimum of a Level 3 Diploma/NVQ in Health & Social Care or equivalent. We will support you in your career path by providing the opportunity to achieve a Level 5 diploma, in a friendly, caring environment.

For further information and to apply please visit www.henshaws.org.uk/jobs.


Henshaws

Job Title: Quality and Compliance Officer
Organisation and location: Henshaws Harrogate
Salary/pay: £26,656.24

Due to continual growth and expansion we are looking to appoint a Quality and Compliance Officer to manage and co-ordinate the regulatory process that ensure our services compliance with all statutory UK wide regulations including the Care Quality Commission.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • To undertake an annual internal Quality Development Review of all services across the Charity with regular re-audits scheduled as appropriate.
  • To ensure that the business is up to date on all regulatory changes and manage regulatory consultation papers to ensure group wide input is received and Henshaws respond to any consultation relevant to the business.
  • Proactively assist Managers and staff, when necessary, in the successful execution of regulatory inspections

The successful candidate will possess extensive health and social care experience and have successfully managed clinical audits. Excellent knowledge of UK health and social care regulation and full understanding of the principles of regulation and compliance is essential.

For further information and to apply please visit www.henshaws.org.uk/jobs.


Henshaws

Job Title: Care Assistants Residential and Community
Organisation and location: Henshaws – Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Salary / pay: £8.55 to £9.20 per hour

Henshaws is a northern charity supporting people living with sight loss and a range of other disabilities to go beyond expectations. We believe that, wherever they are, everyone has the right to an independent and fulfilling life. Our support, advice and training enables people and their families build skills, develop confidence, help each other and look forward to a more positive future.

  • Full and Part-time hours
  • 52 Weeks per Year
  • Days, evenings, and Weekends
  • Salary ranges from £8.55 to £9.20 per hour. (Dependent on qualifications)
  • Overtime paid at an enhanced rate.
  • 5 weeks holiday and 10 days bank holiday allowance (pro-rata for term-time/part-time).
  • Option to buy 1 extra weeks holiday
  • £82 paid for Sleep-overs (based on a 10 hour shift).
  • DBS paid by Henshaws.
  • Qualifications paid by Henshaws.
  • Full training and induction programme.
  • Benefits programme.
  • Career progression.
  • Supportive working environment.
  • The joy of working with our incredible Service Users
  • A rewarding career where you are a valued member of our team.

For more information and to apply online at www.henshaws.org.uk

Care Support Worker – Henshaws Harrogate Home Support

Care Support Worker – Henshaws Residential

An example of a career progression at Henshaws:
Laura started in October 2016 as a College Residence Manager within 3 years she is now Deputy Director of Housing & Support.

Donna started at Henshaws in 2008 as a Support Worker she has risen through the ranks: Senior Support Worker in 2009, Deputy Manager in 2014 and Registered Manager in 2018.


Henshaws

Support Workers – Residential and Community (part time and full time, waking night and supply)
Location: Henshaws Harrogate and Gateshead Salary/pay: £8.60 – £9.80 per hour

Are you looking for a role where you can genuinely make a difference to people’s lives? We are recruiting for full and part time support workers to deliver support to our service users in a way that promotes their independence, dignity, self-esteem, personal development and learning needs.

Experience is not necessary the key to success in this role is that you have an interest in building relationships with our service users and take pride in seeing them take steps towards independent living. Full training is provided and we will support you to gain relevant training and qualifications.

Rates of pay – £8.55 – £9.80 depending on role and qualifications held.

For more information see www.henshaws.org.uk


Henshaws

Job Title: Care Assistants – SEN College 16-25
Henshaws – Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Salary / pay: £8.55 to £9.27 per hour


Henshaws College based in Harrogate, North Yorkshire is looking for dedicated Care Workers to help our students go beyond expectations.

Start dates: July, August and September.

  • We have 38-week term-time only and 52-week contracts available.
  • Full and Part-time hours.
  • Days, evenings, nights and weekends.
  • Salary ranges from £8.55 to £9.27 per hour.
  • Over-time paid at an enhanced rate.
  • 5 weeks holiday and 10 days bank holiday allowance (pro-rata for term-time/part-time).
  • £70 paid for Sleep-overs.
  • DBS paid by Henshaws.
  • Qualifications paid by Henshaws.
  • Full training and induction programme.
  • Benefits programme.
  • Career progression.

For more information and to Apply online at www.henshaws.org.uk

Enablers, Student Support Assistants, Waking Night

Henshaws Specialist College in Harrogate is a transformational place. Through our personalised approach to education, learning and care we empower young people aged 16-25 living with a disability to progress and live life the way they want.

An example of a career progression at Henshaws:

Sally started with Henshaws in 2017 as an Enabler, in 2018 she became an unqualified Instructor and in 2019 Sally qualified as a level 5 Instructor paid for by Henshaws.

Olivia started at Henshaws in 2018 as a Student Support Assistant in 2019 Olivia became a Positive Behaviour Assistant and is currently working towards her qualification in positive behaviour therapy.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £8.55 to £9.27 /hour


Centre 404

Active Support Worker vacancies (RSW-111)

Hours: Range of full-time permanent, part-time permanent, and flexible bank opportunities available.

Centre 404 is a friendly, local and thriving charity with an excellent reputation for providing high quality services to children and adults with learning disabilities and their families, in North London.

Our largest supported living project, Leigh Road, is a vibrant and busy project in Highbury with up to 60 staff supporting 19 tenants with a wide range of differabilities! The mix of both single and shared flats enclosing large communal areas promotes a real sense of community within the project. The tenants have built strong, supportive relationships both with each other and their staff teams. As such, there is a definite focus on group activities and an ethos of staff flexibility in order to meet the individual 1:1 goals of the tenants and continue developing the community aspects of the project.

Keen to get involved here or with exciting opportunities across our other projects? If you are positive, flexible and eager to develop new skills, this may be just right for you! We are always looking for friendly, energetic people to join us and promote and maintain the health and wellbeing of those we support, empower them to make choices and help build and maintain relationships with their family and friends.

You will provide support to children and/or adults with a range of mild, moderate and severe learning disabilities – this could be in their homes, at supported housing projects like Leigh Road, at our Centre or out and about accessing exciting activities!

We have a range of full-time and part-time permanent vacancies available. Previous experience in this role is not essential, as we are fully committed to staff development. As part of this, we will provide you with an in-depth induction, as well as ongoing training and support for you to learn everything you will need to be a great Support Worker.

BANK OPPORTUNITIES (£10 per hour, variable hours)

We also offer Bank Support Work roles, which are ideally suited to people who are looking for flexibility and variety in their work. Bank hours will be optional and are not guaranteed, any hours accepted will be agreed on an ongoing basis. Hourly rates may also vary, depending on which projects you work on.

Want to know more? Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at recruitment@centre404.org.uk or on 0207 607 8762!

How to apply: Please submit your up to date CV along with a completed Application form. We would also appreciate if you could complete a Diversity Monitoring Form.

There is no fixed closing date.

Centre 404 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and we are looking to recruit people who share these values. All our offers of employment are therefore subject to an enhanced DBS check, proof of eligibility to work in the UK and two satisfactory references.

Centre 404 is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications form all sections of the community. Charity ref number 299889


Leeds Autism Services

Challenging, Rewarding, Fun! Have you found your vocation?

Leeds Autism Services are looking for Support Workers (Full time / part time – day service or residential) – £15,689pa (pro rata for part time) 

LAS are recruiting for support workers who can help people with autism to thrive within their communities. We are looking for people who are:

  • Passionate
  • Creative
  • Dedicated
  • Caring

We pride ourselves on our high standards and are seeking enthusiastic and dynamic people to join our team and make a positive difference to people’s lives.

We offer 25 days annual leave per year, a health care cash back scheme, a contributory pension scheme and a supportive working environment with nationally recognised specialised training. LAS believe that care is not just a job, it’s a vocation and we are able to offer progression and career pathways to employees.

To apply contact recruitment@las.uk.net or telephone 0113 2452645 option 3

LAS is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of the community, regardless of gender, age, marital status, disability, ethnicity, religion, belief or sexual orientation.


Leeds Autism Services – Residential Support Worker

LAS are recruiting for Residential Support Workers who can help people with autism to thrive within their communities.

We are looking for people who are:

  • Passionate
  • Creative
  • Dedicated
  • Caring

We pride ourselves on our high standards and are seeking enthusiastic and dynamic people to join our team and make a positive difference to people’s lives.

As a Residential Support Worker you will need to combine your professional experience and skills to work with our service users to promote their independence.   This will include, supporting service users through times when they are feeling anxious, attending to personal care and administering medication for which you will be fully trained.

To be successful in this role you will ideally have had some previous support/care experience although not essential.  You will need to be reliable, enthusiastic, and have the ability to communicate and work with our varied service user group.

We offer a supportive working environment with nationally recognised specialised training. LAS believe that care is not just a job, it’s a vocation and we are able to offer progression and career pathways to employees.

To apply contact recruitment@las.uk.net or telephone 0113 2452645 option 3

LAS is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of the community, regardless of gender, age, marital status, disability, ethnicity, religion, belief or sexual orientation.


Homefield College – Support Workers homefield

An Independent Specialist Charity that provides for individuals with a range of learning disabilities and difficulties, offering support in a variety of education, teaching and residential care settings.

Homefield College are currently recruiting for Support Workers with an inclusive Sleep Shift.

Various hours and shift patterns are available, these can include evenings and alternate weekends.  We are looking for enthusiastic staff to support the learning and care of our beneficiaries.   An NVQ Level 2 in Care is desirable for this post, however if you do not currently hold one, the willingness to work towards a Care Certificate is essential.

All staff will complete a full induction programme for transition into the organisation.  We also provide further training and some qualification opportunities to support any future career aspirations.

This is a rolling opportunity with no specific closing date, submitted applications will be shortlisted on receipt.

The above positions are subject to an enhanced DBS check  

For further information 

Tel: 01509 815696, email: sharon.smith@homefieldcollege.ac.uk

or visit our vacancies page at www.homefieldcollege.ac.uk/vacancies


Reach Learning Disability – Care Support Worker vacancies

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Reach Learning Disability provides high quality person-centred care and support to people with learning disabilities in Newark and Southwell.

We wish to recruit enthusiastic and committed people to join our friendly, dedicated team. You must be able to work a minimum of 16 hours per week plus some weekend shifts and sleep-ins. Candidates qualified to Level 2 preferred but we will offer training to those demonstrating potential.

You must have a car and clean licence.

Competitive employment packages including career development opportunities.

Please call Alison Hall on 01636 919946 or email Alison.hall@reachuk.org

This is an ongoing vacancy.


ARC England – Development Officers, Self-employed basis

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ARC England is currently looking for Assessors and Quality Assurers to become ARC Development Officers on a self-employed basis.

Requirements:

  • All applicants must have TAQA, QA/IQA or equivalent with competency in Health and Social Care settings.
  • Management experience in a similar environment is essential.
  • Competency to assess and quality assure in areas of Dementia, End of Life, Children and Young People, and Advocacy settings is desirable, as is holding PTLLS or a teaching qualification.

ARC Training Services’ customers are Health and Social Care providers who want to enable their staff to be trained and assessed through a centre that can offer a specific Learning Disability focus.

Development Officers build good relationships with the organisations they support, visiting to provide advice, development and support for Assessors and Internal Quality Assurers, including standardisation, direct observation of practice and where necessary, update of practice, including CPD.

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Information:

  • If you are interested in applying for a Development Officer position please send your CV with a covering letter to ARC’s Qualifications Centre Manager, Angela DeLiddiard
  • Email: Angela.DeLiddiard@arcuk.org.uk 
  • or via post marked Private & Confidential to Angela DeLiddiard, Qualifications Centre Manager, ARC House, Marsden Street, Chesterfield S40 1JY